Commonwealth crucial for post-Brexit UK

As the UK prepares to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM) in April next year, Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall will be in India for two-days beginning November 8 to mark the celebrations of the ‘UK-India Year of Culture’. But the heir to the British throne will have an […]

Australians call for new migrant rights after Brexit

COMMONWEALTH countries are urging the British government to give their citizens improved rights after Brexit. Ms Bishop told The Times there would be widespread disappointment in Australia and fellow Commonwealth countries if nothing is done to secure the rights of its population in Britain. She warned her concerns were echoed by New Zealand, India and […]

How the Commonwealth can make Brexit a success

Britain will find the world economy a competitive place post-Brexit. Its empire may be gone, but its old friends in the Commonwealth may be able to help it out Right now, the UK needs both friends and friends of friends. Post-Brexit, the UK Government aims to rebuild and make the most of the many long relationships its […]

Commonwealth finance ministers address Brexit, climate and banking

Finance ministers, central bank governors and the Secretary-General will be in the American capital this week to respond to the biggest financial challenges facing Commonwealth countries. Among the topics being considered are the effect of Brexit on member states, how they can manage climatic shocks and the impact of banks pulling out of some of […]

Commonwealth to be ‘honest broker’ as member states move from ‘shock to solutions’ after UK vote to leave the EU

Our specialist trade policy support ‘invaluable’ in Post-Brexit landscape, says Secretary-General Scotland We are ready to support countries through tough post-Brexit trade negotiations, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will tell Commonwealth finance ministers this week. The Secretary-General will meet ministers during the annual Commonwealth Central Bank Governors and Finance Ministers Meetings in Washington on 5th and 6th […]